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Peer Review

Muscle Mass List



Overall Numeric Rating:

3 stars
Content Quality: 4 stars
Effectiveness: 3 stars
Ease of Use: 4 stars
Reviewed: Oct 09, 2003 by Health Sciences
Overview: 1. Provide a general descriptive overview of the material:
This a collection of diagrams with test listing the origin, insertion, action
and innervation of the skeletal muscles of the body. It is part of the Gross
Anatomy course from the Loyola University Medical Centre and prepared by a team
under the direction of McNulty and Dauzwardis . The site is organized by region
or alphabetically.
Type of Material: A collection/reference and drill and practice.
Recommended Uses: A good use would be drill and practice.
Technical Requirements: None
Identify Major Learning Goals: This is for reference and use as flip cards ? drill and practice
Target Student Population: For graduates and undergraduates in the Health Sciences .
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: This material would be part of a gross anatomy course and requires that
knowledge base .

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: The whimsical humor at he beginning ? life without muscles (shows skeleton
collapsing). A convenient, accessible reference listing of all muscle of the
Concerns: The content is similar to that found in a text book.

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 3 stars
Strengths: The major properties of each muscle summarized conveniently.
Concerns: Some animations on how muscles work together or how injury affects their ability
to work for example.

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: Dual site organization, frames make navigation easy

Other Issues and Comments: